20 Last-minute Gift Ideas
Women: Holiday gift basket
Bing Shopping | Holiday gift basket
These treat collections are both fast and fabulous. All the piecework has been done – you simply have to choose a gathering of goodies that’ll most thrill your lucky recipient. From small spa collections to mountainous feasts of savory and sweet goods, we’ve got a bushel of baskets.
Women: Candle of the month club
Bing Shopping | Candle of the month club
For a gift that keeps on giving until the next holiday season rolls around, buy her a membership in a club that literally lights up her life. Every month she’ll receive another shipment of wonderful wax, with some clubs offering seasonally targeted candles, and others allowing her to customize her favorite styles and scents.
Women: Diamond stud earrings
Bing Shopping | Diamond stud earrings
Now this is what we’d call a no-brainer. Classic, sophisticated, wear-with-anything diamond studs are as close to a universally loved women’s gift as you can get. And don’t let the word “diamond” fool you – when you’re looking at a third of a carat and under these pairs are surprisingly affordable.
Women: Teleflora bouquet
Bing Shopping | Teleflora bouquet
At the speed of a phone call or a few clicks online, gift your favorite gal something spectacular. Teleflora offers a bevy of bountiful bouquets, with some decked out in holiday splendor, others fragrant with winter blooms, plus there’s that romantic standby good for any time of the year – a dozen red roses.
Women: Chenille throw
Bing Shopping | Chenille throw
Superbly indulgent, cozy for the chilly season and a no-fail gift for anyone with a couch or bed (i.e. everyone), a throw blanket in nubby, super-soft chenille brings both comfort and joy to the season. If you don’t know her taste in tints, stick with neutral colors like tan, dark brown or off-white.
Men: BBQ gift basket
Bing Shopping | BBQ gift baskets
A gathering of these goods will warm the heart of any grillmaster, or any fan of barbeque savories for that matter. Is he hands-on? Gift him a basket overflowing with grill tools and accessories. If he prefers the results without all the work, check out towering collections heavy on the smoky sauces and snacks.
Men: Beer of the month club
Bing Shopping | Beer of the month clubs
Some buds need suds, and there’s no better way to keep them flowing than with a monthly delivery service. Does he prefer his brews micro? There’s a club dedicated to artisan American breweries. Perhaps he prefers foreign beers? Membership in an international beer club keeps him hopping year-round.
Men: Roku LT
Bing Shopping | Roku LT
Know a guy without one of those new “smart” TVs or Blu-ray players with Internet streaming built-in? Grab one of these budget-friendly boxes and instantly update his entertainment options. The Roku LT wirelessly connects to almost any TV and delivers Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant, Pandora and other popular services.
Men: Jack Black gift set
Bing Shopping | Jack Black gift set
Here’s a gift set he’ll actually use. Jack Black is a mega-popular line of men’s skincare and grooming essentials that forgo any high-end frou-frou designer fragrance or fussiness. Wrap up a boxed collection of this down-to-earth line of masculine merchandise and check another dude off your list.
Men: Toms slip-ons
Bing Shopping | Toms slip-ons
Step up your usual “pair of slippers” holiday gift routine with something a lot more special. Toms is a buzz-worthy footwear label making supremely comfortable slip-on canvas shoes that can be worn way beyond hearth and home. A suede insole cushions on the inside while a rubber outsole supports each step.